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ro·se·o·la

 (rō-zē′ə-lə, rō′zē-ō′lə)
n.
A rose-colored skin rash, sometimes occurring with diseases such as measles, syphilis, or scarlet fever.

[New Latin, from diminutive of Latin roseus, rosy, from rosa, rose.]

ro·se′o·lar adj.

roseola

(rəʊˈziːələ)
n
1. (Pathology) a feverish condition of young children that lasts for some five days during the last two of which the patient has a rose-coloured rash. It is caused by the human herpes virus
2. (Pathology) any red skin eruption or rash
[C19: from New Latin, diminutive of Latin roseus rosy]
roˈseolar adj

ro•se•o•la

(roʊˈzi ə lə, ˌroʊ ziˈoʊ lə)

n.
1. a rose-colored rash occurring in various febrile diseases.
[1810–20; < New Latin, = Latin rose(us) rose-colored + -ola -ole1]
ro•se′o•lar, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roseola - any red eruption of the skinroseola - any red eruption of the skin  
eruption - symptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible
heat rash, miliaria, prickly heat - obstruction of the sweat ducts during high heat and humidity
hives, nettle rash, urticaria, urtication - an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result of an allergic response to insect bites or food or drugs
Translations

ro·se·o·la

n. roséola, condición de la piel caracterizada por manchas rosáceas de varios tamaños.

roseola, roseola infantum

(form) n roseola, roséola (RAE), exantema súbito
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Two days later, she developed fever, fatigue, and retro-orbital headache, as well as flushing macular erythema over the chest.
Two days later, the patches were removed and the skin evaluated for macular erythema consistent with a type 4 hypersensitivity reaction.
Patients were eligible for the study if they had at least one positive patch test result to a topical medication; those whose patch test read as an irritant, macular erythema, or equivocal were excluded.